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Approved for 6.0 hours of CLE credit including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas and Missouri.

When: Friday, March 2, 2018
Check in begins at 8:30 am. Seminar is from 9:00 am until 3:25 pm (breakfast/lunch are provided)
Where: Fort Hays State University-Robbins Center-Eagle Communication Hall
1 Tiger Place
Hays 67601
United States
Contact: Nancy Burghart

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Approved for 6.0 hours of CLE credit including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas and Missouri.


7th Annual Spring Oil, Gas & Mineral Law CLE

Friday, March 2, 2018

Fort Hays State Campus

Course Schedule 


8:30 a.m.     Check-in & Hot Breakfast (provided)

9:00 a.m.     Tax Sales & Title Fails
Benjamin C. Jackson, Jackson Legal Group LLC, Scott City
This presentation will explore county tax sales and the myriad of issues that arise when real estate interest are foreclosed on 
                     to satisfy a tax burden.

9:50 a.m.      Shotguns, Locked Gates, and Indignation: Litigating Temporary Restraining Orders and Injunctive Relief in Surface 
                      Use Disputes.
                      Matthew Salzman, 
Stinson Leonard Street LLP, Kansas City, MO.

10:40 a.m.     Break

10:55 a.m.     Kansas' Marketable Record Title Act: To Use or Not To Use? That is the Question
                      Karl Hesse,
 Foulston Siefken LLP, Wichita
                      Robert McFadden, Foulston Siefken LLP, Wichita

11:45 a.m.     Lunch (provided)

12:45 p.m.    Stranger Things
                      John G. Pike, 
Withers, Gough, Pike & Pfaff, LLC, Wichita
                       An exploration of both frequent and obscure challenges facing the title examiner, and suggestions in dealing with them and 
                       protecting oneself professionally in the process.

1:35 p.m.       30 Years of Oil & Gas ADR
                       Hon. Robert Schmisseur, 
Schmisseur Law, Pratt
                       A practical look at resolving oil and gas litigation without trial

2:25 p.m.       Break

2:35 p.m.       The Young Lawyer Knows the Rules, But the Old Lawyer Knows How Not To Break Them (Ethics)
                       Joseph Schremmer, 
Depew Gillen Rathbun & McInteer, LC, Wichita
                       Tyler Turner, Jeter Turner Sook Baxter, LLP, Hays
                       Greg Bauer, Bauer Pike Bauer & Wary, LLC, Great Bend
                       Dennis R. Davidson,  Thompson, Arthur, Davidson & Katz, Russell
                       John G. Pike, Withers, Gough, Pike & Pfaff, LLC, Wichita
                       This ethics hour will consist of a panel of experienced oil and gas title attorneys. The panel will address a number of the
                       Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct and their application to oil and gas title examination and curative practice, including
                       1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, and 4.1.  Following a brief discussion of each rule, the panelists will demonstrate the
                       rule's application to real-world scenarios that arise in title practice. The panelists will relate their own experiences and ethical

3:25 p.m.       Adjourned

Registration Information

~~ Lunch is included in registration fee ~~

KIOGA/EKOGA/WAPL Member Registration      $190
KBA OGM Law Section Member    $190
KBA Member Registration              $240
Non-member Registration              $450
Paralegal Registration                    $180
Paper Materials (optional)              $ 30

Room Block Information 

Sleeping rooms at the Best Western Butterfield Inn are available to program participants for the night before the program at a rate of $100 per night plus tax.

Call 785-621-4337 and let the operator know you want to make reservation under the Kansas Bar Association room block to receive the special rate.

The last day to make reservations at this rate is Monday, Feb. 19. Please note, after that time the hotel may not honor the $100 rate.